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Process

  1. Learn the requirements of your Upper Division Program below.
  2. Declare your plans with the Honors College
  3. Have questions?  Schedule an appointment with the Upper Division Academic Advisor. 

 

Requirements

The baseline requirements for Upper Division Honors Distinction are:

  • 12 hours of 3000/4000-level Honors coursework, including 3-6 thesis hours
  • Honors Thesis Project
  • 3.50 cumulative and LSU GPA
  • 3.50 GPA in Upper Division program courses

Several major departments have designated specific programs of study for their Upper Division Programs beyond the baseline requirements for Upper Division Honors Distinction. Synopses of such departmental program requirements are listed below. Full requirements may be obtained directly from departments.  

In majors without established Upper Division programs, the baseline requirements (above) should be followed.

Chemistry

Hours Required

12

Course Requirements

  • 6 hours of upper level courses in Chemistry with Honors Option
  • 6 hours of CHEM 3900 with Honors Option for thesis

Thesis Courses Available

CHEM 3900